Why did the Bible get translated into English?
Not only was it the first ‘people’s Bible,’ but its poetic cadences and vivid imagery have had an enduring influence on Western culture. In 1604, England’s King James I authorized a new translation of the Bible aimed at settling some thorny religious differences in his kingdom—and solidifying his own power.
Which Bible do Catholics use?
Roman catholic bible? Catholics use the New American Bible.
How many times was the Bible translated?
As of September 2020 the full Bible has been translated into 704 languages, the New Testament has been translated into an additional 1,551 languages and Bible portions or stories into 1,160 other languages. Thus at least some portions of the Bible have been translated into 3,415 languages.
Who was translated to heaven in the Bible?
Enoch and Elijah are said in scripture to have been taken into heaven while still alive and not experiencing physical death.